Be Climate Conscious When You Travel

Rethinking Travel in a Climate Action World

Greenhouse gasses generated from mobility and travel are now UB’s single largest source of carbon emissions. 

Across campus, there are three key climate action working groups creating comprehensive solutions to reduce UB’s mobility footprint down to zero. UB’s 10 in 10 climate action strategy asks individuals and the institution to examine the need to travel off campus and rethink the way the university community moves about (above and beyond our commuting choices).

As this work continues and university carbon pricing mechanisms are evaluated, the UB community is asked to reduce their carbon footprints while engaged in university actions by evaluating their direct university-related travel with two questions:

Thank you for your help in advancing UB’s mission to achieve climate neutrality. For more information on UB's climate action strategy, visit